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Diamond bracelets are bracelets adorned with a diamond or multiple diamonds, typically the latter.  Precious metals such as gold or sterling silver are the most common metals used in diamond bracelets.  Diamond bracelets may be bangles or diamond line bracelets, also commonly referred to as "tennis bracelets". 

 

Where did the term "tennis bracelet" originate from?  The term was actually coined by American tennis great Chris Evert who played in the 1970s and 1980s.  She wore a diamond line bracelet during a tennis match and the clasp broke, sending the diamond bracelet sprawling on the ground.  This famous event coined the term "tennis bracelet".

Jewelers prefer diamonds to any other gemstone in designing sparkling bracelets, primarily because diamonds are the hardest substance known to man.  Therefore, a diamond bracelet is less likely to suffer scratches or cracks.

Diamond jewelry has a history going back to India thousands of years ago, as ancients were fascinated with diamonds' ability to refract light.

In modern times diamond bracelets have become a casual yet elegant fashion statement typically worn by women.

The value of a diamond bracelet is mainly dependent upon the quality and quantity of diamonds encrusted in the bracelet, and to a lesser degree, the gold or platinum metal content.

Diamonds within a diamond bracelet are typically not that large and can be of varying quality. 

 

Diamond tennis bracelets are typically 6.5 to 7.5 inches in length.

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